January 26th, 2011
Calaveras literally means "skulls". Calaveras are poems recited for the Day of the Dead (All Souls Day) in Mexico. They’re satirical poems that poke fun at people in a way that suggests they’re dead, even though they’re alive. Often the people being satirized are politicians and other people in power or in the public eye. […]
May 23rd, 2010
Hispanic full names are different from the American ones even if you see three words: in the US you have the first name – middle name – last name. In Hispanic countries you have a last name that comes from the father’s family name and the mother’s family name. Check out Hispanic authors’ family names: […]
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